Space timelapse shows mesmerising lightning storms

Space timelapse shows mesmerising lightning storms

February 9, 2016 | Weather | No Comments

Have you ever wondered what lightning looks like from space?

On Tuesday British astronaut Tim Peake tweeted this mesmerising time-lapse footage of an electrical storm as seen from the International Space Station.

It was taken as the craft soared from the direction of North Africa, over Turkey and toward Russia.

He wrote, “Amazing how much lightning can strike our planet in a short time.”


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